Board of Management

Our focus is on assisting people to become more independent and not reliant on welfare.

Board of Management 2018 - 2019

The Board of Management meets on a monthly basis and comprises a maximum of nine members. Generally, the Board of Management has an administration and policy-making role. The Board is accountable to financial members of the Centre, to bodies from which the organisation receives funding, and to the community in which the Centre operates.

CSF Constitution (20 page, 120k PDF file)

Board Members and Positions

CHAIR: Susan Smith
Susan is a local Chartered Accountant specialising in small business accounting and tax. She has a keen community spirit and became a Board member in 2010. She commenced as Chair in 2013.

VICE-CHAIR 1: Anthony Glenwright
Anthony is Product Development Manager for a technology company and is responsible for design, planning and management of software products. He has been a member of the Board since 1998.

VICE-CHAIR 2: Janet McCahon
Janet has a wealth of involvement with the marginalised and disadvantaged folk of Frankston, including President of the Frankston Community Breakfast for almost two decades and founding the Voices of Frankston choir under the umbrella of School of Hard Knocks. A Past District Governor of Rotary International and a counsellor, Janet commenced volunteering at CSF in 2016 and joined the Board in 2017.

TREASURER: Terry Mackay
Terry has been involved at the Centre, both as a volunteer and a board member, since 1995. Terry’s background is in banking and he has been Treasurer of the organisation from 1995.

SECRETARY: Marisa Kleisterlee
Marisa has over 30 years’ experience in senior management roles in the Building and Seniors Living industries, with a focus on financial management, governance and regulatory compliance. Marisa joined CSF as a new Member and was appointed as Board Secretary in 2018.

MEMBER: Jackie Galloway
Jackie is CEO of Peninsula Community Legal Centre (PCLC), an independent not-for-profit organisation that provides free legal services to Melbourne’s south-eastern communities. She has worked in various roles at PCLC since 1998, including caseworker, program management and executive positions. Prior to her role at PCLC she worked in the welfare sector. Jackie joined the Board in 2016.

MEMBER: Ross Augustine
Ross is a retired local pharmacist and past president and life member of the Frankston Business Chamber. He is a member and past president of Frankston Sunrise Rotary Club. Ross was appointed to the Board in 2017.

EX OFFICIO MEMBER: Steve Phillips (CSF Manager)
Steve joined the agency as a volunteer in 2005 and was a Board member 2008-2010. Steve has a professional background in a number of community-related roles and has served as CSF Manager since May 2014.